Head Production


A Leading Iron & Steel Company

Job Summary

Set standards for the implementation of improvements on safety, quality, reliability, costs, health, environment and employee productivity, in line with the Business Improvement and strategic growth plans. Plan and monitor the utilization of available resources and implementation of the company strategic Plans

Duties And Responsibilities

1 Strategy development and review: Develop the strategy for the Steel Making business aimed at enhancing customer value. Formulation and implementation of operating plan to ensure achievement of business goals and targets. Conduct periodic review of business strategy and identify preventive and corrective action. Take measures on energy conservation, process efficiency, quality enhancement and cost optimization as benchmarking project. Allocate budget for operation expenses in different heads and control the expenditure within budget for all the associated units  
2 Driving Operational excellence:        Ensure cost effective, efficient, safe, reliable process as per production schedule with management of technical & administrative issues in O&M. Ensure Process Efficiency and assume responsibility for meeting production and quality targets by adhering to production target and maintenance schedules of all plant Units. Provide guidance and direction in relation to the day to day operations and maintenance works of associated units and be an active troubleshooter for the HoDs. To ensure excellent upkeep and maintenance of the plant to maximize plant Availability for the production. Regular monitoring of production losses and undertake course corrective actions with least loss of time. Review the performance of outsourced agencies and ensure that they are performing in line with the identified performance parameters as per contract and ensure productivity improvement over period of time. Monitoring and implementation of defined procedures and systems  
3Driving business excellence and quality:   Undertake benchmarking activities with the best operating plants and institutionalize best O&M practices. Initiate continuous improvement initiatives leading to cost saving opportunities. Liaise with the associated units toward evaluating new technologies to improve process capabilities, product quality and throughput requirements. Identify business risks and ensure risk mitigation initiatives at each level.  
4Materials, Services and resource management:
Review inputs in relation to raw material / spares / consumables procurement
Effectively manage raw material, fuel and other consumables for achieving optimal efficiency
Implementation of energy conservation measures
Implementation of water conservation measures
Involved in vendor identification and selection along with the commercial department and monitor performance of the vendor involved in the associated units and ensure cost effectiveness and year on year productivity improvement of the vendor
Optimizing inventory required for maintenance
Cost optimization in works and procurement.

5Regulatory compliance:
Promote best practices in safety, hygiene and environmental management
Ensuring regular internal safety audits for the associated unit
Ensure compliance to Government & Statutory Rules and Regulations and coordination with officials  
6People Development:
Drive organizational values and culture
Identify performance measures for the function heads and monitor them on a regular basis
Support management in succession planning, recruitment and performance management for the associated units.
Ensure teamwork and motivation of workforce to ensure smooth production
Design and facilitate internal training programs
Develop sub-ordinates to deliver superior results.  

Job Specifications

Educational Qualification  Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
Experience22-25 years experience

Performance Measures

1Improvement in the cost of production
2Successful implementation of technical and process improvement initiatives
3Retention of high performing and high potential talent
4Zero non compliance on environment, health and safety related statutory  matters
5Meeting production targets ensuring quality conformance
6Ensuring reliability of plant equipments
Job Category: Production
Job Type: Freelance
Job Location: Orissa/ Chattisgarh
Educational Qualifications: BE (Mech)

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